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rockford and the showers firing up to the south. we could see a stray shower this morning and better chances for rain and storms until this afternoon and even then the activity is scattered. the temperatures are mild. we have 74 at this hour at the airport. 67 for sheboygan. for this morning a chance of a stray shower otherwise partly cloudy skies and climbing up to the 80s and scattered and showers as the cold front is getting closer after lunchtime to 7:00 tonight, a shower or two lingering in the evening and clearing late and the sunshine
humid air. >> later today, honoring mother teresa ahead of her canonization in rome. >> mother teresa is set to officially become a saint on sunday. later today a group of 26 pilgrims and a priest from the milwaukee area will leave for rome. the group from blessed teresa of calcutta church in north lake attend the canonization. >> later today,inaugurating milwaukee's new mexican consulate. governor scott walker will be at the consulate along with mexico's foreign minister. the consulate will make it easier for people here in mexico like applying for visas for work and retirement. the inauguration starts at 12:0 at the consulate near prospect and ogden. >> looking ahead to commitment 2016. libertarian presidential candidate gary johnson is making his first trip to wisconsin this week. he'll be in milwaukee on thursday for a campaign rally. it starts at 7:00 at serb hall. it's free to attend but you do need to get tickets ahead of time. johnson is the former governor of new mexico. >> new information this morning on the murder of a nine-year-old
tim, what's the latest in this investigation? >> we're learning more about what led up to za'layia jenkins death. jenkins was inside a home that was targeted by gunmen back in may. she was hit by a bullet and later died. police still have not made any arrests but the investigation has made progress. this morning we know jenkins' aunt had an interaction with the gunmen before the shooting. search warrants reveal that the aunt yelled at men who were reportedly doing a drug deal nearby. according to the warrants, one of those men came back a few minutes later and shot at the home. again, no arrests in this case. there's a $65,000 reward for information that leads to an arrest. ben, back to you. >> 4:33. >> the man facing charges for killing two nuns will not be released on bond. a judge made that decision yesterday. 46-year-old rodney sanders is charged with capital murder accused of killing sisters margaret held and paula merril.
the two nuns were working as nurse practitioners in rural mississippi. >> happening, now, police are searching for a shooter who targeted a funeral procession. 23-year-old lamar ragland had just left his grandfather's funeral when he was shot and killed. two others were hit. they're expected to survive. this happened yesterday near 23rd and keefe. police say they have not made any arrests. >> developing this morning, police are searching for the suspect who shot and killed a kenosha man. the shooting happened last week. letting his neighbor borrow a vacuum. when he took it to the upstairs apartment, he was shot. police say he may have interrupted an armed robbery. neighbors say reavers was always helping out. >> i'm still trying to come to grips with it really. to me, it seemed, why did it have to happen to him. >> police have not released any information about the suspect, but they say he is likely armed and dangerous.
area to come forward with surveillance footage that may have captured or any information about the shooting. >> remembering a milwaukee native who became a comedy legend. gene wilder has died of complications from alzheimer's. wilder is best known for movies like "willy wonka and the chocolate factory," "the producers" and "blazing saddles." he was born jerome silberman and went to washington high school. that's where he first began to act decades before he was nominated for two oscars. >> still ahead, an ominous cloud sets off panic. this cloud led to emergency calls, but is it dangerous? we'll explain next. >> plus, two men working on a bridge end up in a dangerous position. the rescue mission that brought them back to solid ground. >> but first, let's take a live look outside as we head to break. a few showers and storms are possibly headed our way later on this morning.
>> 20 minutes before 5:00 on this tuesday morning. the clouds will be filling in during the day today and just a slight chance of a stray shower this morning. a cool front sailing in this afternoon and enough to trigger showers and storms. temperatures are mild around the metro. you can see we are looking at 69 diesel degrees at elm grove. brown deer 70. waukesha 68 th cloudy. showers and storms are firing mostly in northern illinois and to the south of the rockford area and staying to the south. a couple of stray showers in the west. the cool front is a slow mover and coming in this afternoon and we stand a chance of a little wet across southern wisconsin a. stray shower this morning to the west.
evening. tomorrow cooler and less humid. >> sally, thank you. traffic watch now 94 and us-45 everything is looking pretty good. there is a slight delay. ben. >> 4:40. >> new this morning, a cloud formation over siberia freaked some russians out over the weekend. take a look. what would you think if you saw this? russian emergency services were flooded with calls from people who thought it was a mushroom cloud from a nuclear explosion. but as sally can tell you, it's called an anvil cumulo-nimbus cloud and it's harmless. >> new this morning, two workers ended up dangling underneath a bridge yesterday in rhode island. they were doing inspections under the bridge when the bucket truck tipped over putting them in an unstable position.
bring the workers to safety. they climbed into the bucket and headed back to the pavement. wisn 12 news time now is 4:40. >> let's get right to tim elliott in the newsroom. >> he's keeping an eye on big stories from across the country. tim? >> families forced out of their homes in california thanks to a wildfire. the damage it's done so far and the people who are affected by the flames. >> plus, a politician finds himself dealing with a texting controversy again. the consequences for anthony
74 right now at the airport. mimed air across southern wisconsin. we are keeping an eye on the showers to the north and south. there is just a whisper chance of a stray shower this morning. much better chances for showers and storms headed our way in the afternoon. this morning look for a mix of sun and clouds. low to mid before the rain comes in. i don't expect severe weather but a couple of downpours. >> thank you, sal. >> new this morning, a california wildfire is sparking evacuations. let's get to wisn 12 news tim elliot. he's in the newsroom where information has been coming in overnight. >> the gap fire is burning on about 5,000 acres in california near the oregon state line. around 50 families have been forced to evacuate. this fire started saturday night and quickly spread.
homes and many other buildings. the american red cross is on the scene to help people who lost their homes. firefighters say they still have a long way to go before the fire is under control. right now they're focusing on keeping flames away from homes. ben, over the you. >> 4:46. >> new this morning, it's been nearly four years since the shooting at sandy hook elementary school. now, students are taking classes there again. the school has been renovated and the classrooms where the shootings happened have been demolished. 26 people died when a gunman attacked the school in 2012. there isn't a memorial inside the new school yet but administrators promise one will be added soon. >> lawmakers in california are taking a tough stance against sex crimes after some high-profile cases ended with lenient sentences. lawmakers unanimously passed the bill making jail time mandatory for people convicted of sexual assault. the brock turner case got
the stanford swimmer was only sentenced to probation after assaulting a woman. >> more controversy this morning for former congressman anthony weiner. for the third time, he's involved in a scandal accused of sending inappropriate text messages to women. this time, his wife huma abedin has announced the two are separating. abedin is a top aide for hillary clinton. trump is taking the opportunity to use weiner's missteps against the clinton campaign. a wisconsin representative is >> i think this is a sad story. anthony weiner is a bit of a weirdo and hillary clinton didn't marry him and she didn't hire him. she hired huma abedin. >> duffy says it's a mistake to tie weiner's mistakes into the clinton campaign. >> trump is claiming that weiner is a security threat because of his connection to abedin. according to trump, it's because abedin has access to classified
in a statement, trump said this is another example of clinton's bad judgment. >> brazil's president is on trial. she's being impeached accused of doctoring the country's budget. people across the country are protesting in support of the president. dilma rousseff says she is innocent and she's the victim of political rivals who want to seize power. senators will make a final vote later today on whether to remove rousseff from office. right now, she's suspended >> new this morning, a flock of peks in a nebraska neighborhood. >> neighbors say they've been watching the peacocks grow up for years. just five years ago, there were only two birds. look at how beautiful they are. now, there are seven, including a chick. the neighbors say they don't know where the birds came from. >> very pretty neighborhood though, i'm sure. >> later today, we'll know who's headed to the ballroom for the next season of "dancing with the stars." a few names are already popping up in reports. they say olympic gymnast laurie hernandez is on the list.
pro dancer derek hough has confirmed he's back. cheryl burke is rumored to return as well. all questions will be answered on good morning america right after "wisn 12 news this morning." i heard a rumor is ryan lochte. >> yes, i heard the same thing. >> he's trying to get back in the spot light in a positive way. >> it wasro before the olympics. >> yes. >> coming up, we might have a stray shower o two. most of the morning is dry. a little better chance of getting wet. the disturbance is in northern illinois at this hour and trickering showers south of i-90. all that action is continuing to drift to the south. i am keeping an eye overnight showers leftover in madison.
pivoting out of minnesota and northwest wisconsin, just to the north of lacrosse and that action is associated with a cool front. with it, ahead of it, warming will be going and temperatures into the low 80s. now we have cooler air to the north and west. 44 at international falls. we are not getting t the lows in the 50s for thursday night and friday night. this morning the temperatures are mild. racine 72. 71 kenosha. the hour by hour forecast, dry throughout the morning and going up to the low 80s. better chances of storms and showers this afternoon. this morning at 7:30, i would be considering sunshine around for this morning.
firing up with the heat. this amp a little rain. a brief downpour or two. by 9:00 most of this is pretty much down. the winds shift from the north and sick naling the cooler air. hello to the 80s today. so long for to the 80s tomorrow. scattered showers this afternoon. 75 tomorrow. 72 thursday. friday 74. ben? >> thank you, 4:51. here is a live look outside. we are looking southeast, the traffic is moving just fine. >> two hurricanes heading for hawaii, right now. i'm in the newsroom where tim elliott is tracking the path of these storms. tim? >> the first hurricane madeline
hawaii could start seeing the effects of hurricane madeline later this morning. right now, madeline is rated a category three hurricane. it's weakening right now but forecasters say it will stay strong enough to remain a hurricane. maui could see waves 20 feet tall by the end of the day. madeline has another hurricane following close behind -- this one named lester. it's currently a category four storm but it's not expected to make landfall. ben ks back to you. >> tim, thanks. update to a story from yesterday a chicago rapper has a message for the robber. he took the wallet with just $3 inside. >> to the person that robbed me, if you see the id that says chase smith, reach out to me, contact me, you got $3 from me. i could have easily helped you get a job more so than giving
>> smith made the headlines when rerecorded a police officer reacting him to robly, they treated him like a suspect rather than a victim. last weekend 72 shooting s and police are tracking where the guns come from and 40% of the guns used in chicago are coming from indiana. the weapons are cheeper and easier to buy. >> a 15-yearld has been kicked off the cheerleading squad because of her hair style. the hair is in braids and the only african-american cheerleader on the squad. her mother says it is discrimination. >> she's been harassed and
>> she performed the cheers at the game over the weekend with the braids. >> a family in iowa is welcoming a surprise addition. the woman went to the doctor for cramps and she found out she was going into labor and three hours later giving birth to a healthy girl. she said she d symptoms. >> what? >> how does that happen? >> my goodness, wow, okay. >> 4:54. basketball team in wisconsin's future? >> a proposal bringing at pro team to the state. >> dealing with an earthquake, the criminal way that people are
>> welcome back. new information about kids who play just one sport. those athletes are higher risks of injuries and burnout. doctors say that kids that play more than one sport are more likely to enjoy exercise and they suggest that kids that play one sport should rest three months a year and two days off during the week. >> cpap machines may not protect teens. researchers discovered while the patients had an easier time sleeping they didn't reduce the risk of cardiac.
pediatricians faced parents not wanting to have their children vaccinated. the parents didn't want to burden the child's immune systems or subject them to shots. >> fitbit is rolling out a tracker for swimmers. it is sleeker than the previous versions. it is four times bigger than the previous model. the prices remain the same. it is 5:00.
>> good morning, great to have you with us. i'm ben wagner. >> i'm melinda davenport. the family of the ma radiothat died at the va clinic is suing the federal government, why the widow is saying they could have done more to save her husband's life. plus... ?? >> everybody knows that song. an actor with a iminvestigation, gene wilder passed away. the fans mourn his death. o we are starting the day with a check on the morning commute and the forecast. >> sally? >> this morning the skies mostly cloudy and a couple of showers are showing up to the west of madison on the radar. you can see the lights of the city there just in the upper